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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2013, Brufa di Torgiano, APPOST 14

    Production characteristics of four Oriental tobacco lines resistant to black shank (Phytophthora parasitica var. nicotianae)

    DIMITRIESKI M.; MICESKA G.; KORUBIN-ALEKSOSKA A.
    University "St.Kliment Ohridski" - Bitola, Scientific Tobacco Institute - Prilep, Republic of Macedonia
    The aim of the investigation was to evaluate morphological, production and qualitative traits of four newly created fertile inbred lines and their resistance to black shank disease (Phytophthora parasitica var. nicotianae), compared to the susceptible ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2011, Santiago, AP 03

    Lowering TSNAs through nitrite reductase activity

    DAVENPORT S.E.; FORSYTH K.; TULLY L.; LISTER R.; LE LAY P.; MAUNDERS M.; SANCHEZ-TAMBURRINO J.P.
    Advanced Technologies Ltd., Cambridge, UK (holding of British American Tobacco Ltd.)
    Tobacco specific nitrosamines (TSNAs) are compounds in tobacco that have been shown to be carcinogenic. TSNAs are formed by the nitrosation of tobacco alkaloids with the main nitrosating agent believed to be nitrite. High levels of nitrate accumulation ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2011, Santiago, AP 27

    Tobacco Biotechnology: a tool for business solutions

    SANCHEZ-TAMBURRINO J.P.; EDWARDS K.; JONES L.; DAVENPORT S.E.
    Advanced Technologies Ltd., Cambridge, UK (holding of British American Tobacco Ltd.)
    Over the past 20 years, genetic modification and molecular breeding has been successfully used in many different crops to provide agronomic advantages (i.e., herbicide resistance, insect tolerance). However there are many other areas where it can be used ...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Rovinj, 2009, APPOST 07

    Production properties of the new lines and varieties of Prilep tobacco resistant to powdery mildew

    MICESKA G.; DIMITRIESKI M.
    University ''St. Kliment Ohridski'' - Bitola, Macedonia
    Powdery mildew, caused by the pathogen Erysiphe cichoracearum D.C., is one of the earliest discovered diseases on tobacco in R. Macedonia. In humid and rainy summer conditions it often provokes severe losses, with 39% decrease in yield and 80% decrease in ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Shanghai, 2008, SSPTPOST 11

    Use of an EpiOralTM human tissue model for testing of substances for oral irritancy in vitro

    JAI T.S.; DELVES S.J.; FAUX S.P.; KUMARAVEL T.S.; NEILSON L.R.; MEREDITH C.
    Advanced Technologies Ltd., Cambridge, UK
    The EpiOralTM tissue model consists of normal human keratinocytes differentiated to form a multilayered tissue. The phenotype is analogous to human oral epithelium in vivo providing the opportunity for in vitro irritancy testing on human tissue. This ...